American Sign Language Tour


The Wadsworth Atheneum’s American Sign Language Video Tour features select works of American art from the permanent collection.

The videos, produced in conjunction with the American School for the Deaf, are accessible in the galleries with your smartphone via QR code, or on iPods borrowed from the Information Desk.

Charles Willson Peale – Laurent Clerc and Eliza Boardman Clerc, 1822

Ralph Earl – Oliver Ellsworth and Abigail Wolcott Ellsworth, 1792

Frederic Edwin Church – Vale of St. Thomas, 1867

Alice Neel – Rose Fried’s Nephew, 1963

John Frederick Kensett – Coastal Scene with Figures, 1869

Thomas Cole – Kaaterskill Falls, 1826

Chauncey Bradley Ives – Daniel Wadsworth, 1848

Georgia O’Keeffe – The Lawrence Tree, 1929

Jackson Pollock – Number 9, 1949

Diego Rivera – Young Girl with a Mask, 1939

Gustav Stickley – Arm Chair, c.1903